Thursday, May 23 2019 | Time 08:28 Hrs(IST)
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  • Counting for 17 LS seats begins in Telangana
  • NARENDRA MODI LEADING IN POSTAL BALLOTS COUNTING IN VARANASI
  • Counting of votes for 14 Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand kick starts
  • UNION HOME MINISTER RAJNATH SINGH LEADING IN POSTAL BALLOT COUNTING FROM LUCKNOW
  • Counting for assembly and LS seats begins in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections begins in Bihar amid tight security
  • Counting for Pondy LS seat, Assembly Byelection begins
  • Counting begins in Mizoram for lone LS Seat
  • Counting of votes begins in all the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka
  • Counting of votes for 21 LS and 146 Assembly seats begins in Odisha amid tight security
  • Counting begins eight LS seats in Marathwada region
  • Counting of votes starts at 77 centres in UP for 80 Lok Sabha seats
  • Counting of votes begins for 14 Assam LS seats
  • Counting begins amid tight security in TN, AIADMK's fate to be known
  • Two girls killed, one injured after hit by mudslide in Baramulla
World

Zimbabwe's white farmers waiting for compensation

17 May 2019 | 3:07 PM

Harare, May 17 (UNI) In Zimbabwe, thousands of white farmers were forced from their farms, sometimes violently, between 2000 and 2001 under a government programme of land reform.

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Renewed partnership with Central Asia

17 May 2019 | 3:00 PM

Brussels, May 17 (UNI) The European Union (EU) has outlined its vision for a renewed partnership with Central Asia, updating its strategy on relations with the region first set out in 2007.

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Spanish men get in touch with their feminist side

17 May 2019 | 2:52 PM

Madrid, May 17 (UNI) "All of us men are sexist," says Pablo Llama.

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Brexit: Talks between Tories and Labour set to close with no deal

Brexit: Talks between Tories and Labour set to close with no deal

17 May 2019 | 2:49 PM

London, May 17 (UNI) Talks between the Conservatives and Labour to find a compromise over Brexit are set to end without agreement.

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Taiwan parliament legalises same-sex unions

Taiwan parliament legalises same-sex unions

17 May 2019 | 2:47 PM

Taipei, May 17 (UNI) Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage following a vote on Friday.

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Climate change battle of my life: UN chief

17 May 2019 | 2:41 PM

United Nations, May 17 (UNI) The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat.

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Keyhole surgery repairs baby spine in womb

17 May 2019 | 2:32 PM

London, May 17 (UNI) In a UK first, doctors have used keyhole surgery to repair the spine of a baby with spina bifida while it was still inside the womb.

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F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building, 5 Injured

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building, 5 Injured

17 May 2019 | 1:22 PM

Washington, May 17 (UNI) A US F-16 fighter jet crashed outside March Air Reserve Base near the city of Perris in southern California, the base has confirmed, adding that five people on the ground were injured.

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Iraq set to resume flights to Syria after 8-year suspension

Iraq set to resume flights to Syria after 8-year suspension

17 May 2019 | 1:05 PM

Baghdad, May 17 (UNI) Iraqi Airways will resume flights to neighboring Syria on Saturday after more than eight years of suspension, a spokesperson from Syria's Transport ministrty said on Friday.

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Taiwan gay marriage: Parliament legalises same-sex marriage

Taiwan gay marriage: Parliament legalises same-sex marriage

17 May 2019 | 12:33 PM

Taipie, May 17 (UNI) Taiwan's parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage following a vote on Friday.

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NATO drone strike kills 8 militants in Afghanistan

NATO drone strike kills 8 militants in Afghanistan

17 May 2019 | 12:25 PM

Kabul, May 17 (UNI) About eight Islamic State (IS) militants were killed following a NATO-led coalition forces' drone airstrike in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the military said on Friday.

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IIBC, IAI and IHSC honour Consul General Sudhakar Dalela

17 May 2019 | 11:46 AM

Indianapolis, May 17 (UNI) Indiana India Business Council (IIBC), India Association of Indianapolis (IAI) and Indianapolis Hyderabad Sister City Committee (IHSC) hosted a reception in honor of new Consulate General of India, Chicago Mr Sudhakar Dalela at India Palace Banquet Hall, Indianapolis here on Friday.

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Trump unveils new immigration policy plan

Trump unveils new immigration policy plan

17 May 2019 | 11:20 AM

Washington, May 17 (UNI)US President Donald Trump has unveiled new 'merit-based' immigration policy plans that aim to increase the proportion of skilled migration to the country.

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Countdown starts for race for Britain's next PM after May prepares to leave

17 May 2019 | 10:19 AM

London, May 17 Countdown for a race for Britain's new prime minister seemingly has clicked, as Theresa May agreed to set a timetable in early June for her departure as the country's prime minister after a painful showdown with backbench politicians of her Conservative Party on Thursday.

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Sudan: UN calls for positive momentum as civilian rule talks stall bet military, opposition

17 May 2019 | 10:01 AM

United Nations, May 17 (UNI) The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month ago.

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